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Watershed Restoration Projects

PWD continues to develop its urban stream and wetland restoration program. This year, the Water Department completed two major stream restoration projects and two stormwater treatment wetlands. In addition, PWD continued to monitor the performance of competed projects along Cobbs and Tacony Creeks as well as the Saylor Grove Stormwater Wetland. PWD also moved forward with plans for four major stream restoration projects along Cobbs, Tacony, and Wissahickon creeks. Wises Wetland, Fairmount Park, Roxborough, Philadelphia

The projects completed in the past year are: Wises Mill Run stormwater wetland

Wises Mill stream restoration

Bells Mill stream restoration

Cathedral Run stormwater wetland

clean streams

2

miles of streams restored

3

acres of stormwater wetlands created Bells Mill Stream, Fairmount Park, Andorra, Philadelphia

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